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3 July 2020

100 days since lockdown

As measures begin to be eased across the UK, we have taken the opportunity to look back at what has happened in the 100 days since the country went into lockdown. Since the announcement on 23 March 2020 our primary focus has been the health, safety and wellbeing of our NorthEdge and portfolio company teams. […]

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12 March 2020

NorthEdge exits Cubic Motion to Epic Games

NorthEdge Capital has completed the second exit from its Fund II with the sale of Cubic Motion to Epic Games.  NorthEdge’s investment in September 2017 unlocked the next phase of growth for Cubic Motion, which saw the business expand into US markets with a permanent presence in Los Angeles and transition into new headquarters at […]

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9 March 2020

Taking Responsibility: NorthEdge Carbon Footprint Report 2019

As part of our commitment to taking responsibility for the impact we have on the climate and society, we measure and manage the emissions generated by our business activities. NorthEdge has offset all scope 1 & 2 emissions generated in 2019 and we are committed to doing so moving forwards, typically through investment in key […]

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7 January 2020

NorthEdge backs high growth SaaS company

NorthEdge Capital has announced a multi-million pound investment in CMAP, a Wilmslow-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company, to support the firm’s rapidly growing team and global expansion plans. CMAP’s enterprise platform provides integrated, cloud-based project management and project tracking software to clients across a range of sectors including professional services, architectural, engineering, healthcare, creative and consulting. The […]

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9 December 2019

NorthEdge drives 3x return on cross-border DHG sale

NorthEdge Capital has completed the sale of Direct Healthcare Group (DHG) in a secondary buyout by European healthcare specialist investor ArchiMed. The deal sees NorthEdge secure a 3x return on its initial investment, with an IRR of 39 per cent. NorthEdge led a management buyout of Direct Healthcare Services in April 2016, renamed it Direct […]

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14 October 2019

NorthEdge completes £90 million acquisition of Catalis

NorthEdge Capital has completed the acquisition of Catalis Group, one of the UK’s leading independent video games companies, in a deal that values the business at £90 million. NorthEdge has invested £46.6m through its acquisition vehicle Project Sword Bidco, whilst Vespa Capital, which has been a shareholder in Catalis since 2014, and CEO Dominic Wheatley have reinvested the majority of their shareholdings in Catalis as part of the transaction.

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11 September 2019

NorthEdge raises £7,500 for Bliss at Great North Run

Last weekend, NorthEdge brought together a team of colleagues, family and friends of the firm to raise a fantastic £7,500 for Bliss, the charity for families with premature babies, as part of the Simplyhealth Great North Run 2019. 

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29 August 2019

NorthEdge bolsters Northern base with senior promotions and appointment

NorthEdge Capital has announced the promotion of Phil Frame to Head of North West and the appointment of Lucie Mills to Head of Business Transformation, as the firm continues to strengthen its presence across the regional private equity market.

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16 August 2019

NorthEdge announces winner from inaugural Private Equity Challenge in partnership with Leeds University

NorthEdge Capital has handed a 12-week internship to the winner of its inaugural Private Equity Challenge, which tasked students with simulating a complex private equity transaction, in collaboration with the Leeds University Union Trading and Investment Society (LUUTIS).

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Prohire named ‘Rental and Contract Hire Company’ of the year at TCS&D Awards 2019
27 June 2019

Prohire named ‘Rental and Contract Hire Company’ of the year at TCS&D Awards 2019

NorthEdge portfolio company Prohire has won ‘Rental and Contract Hire Company’ of the year at the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution (TCS&D) Awards 2019, in recognition of its achievements in transforming service delivery in the sector.

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20 June 2019

Solihull-based MBO for NorthEdge Capital

NorthEdge Capital has backed the MBO of Phoebus Software Limited (“PSL”), marking the second investment from NorthEdge’s SME Fund I (“SME Fund”).

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8 March 2019

NorthEdge bolsters Yorkshire team

NorthEdge Capital has announced the appointment of Lloyd Williams as Portfolio Director and Maninder Minhas as Investment Manager, bolstering the private equity house’s Yorkshire base.

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20 December 2018

NorthEdge-backed Direct Healthcare Group acquires bariatric rental specialist

Direct Healthcare Group (DHG), the manufacturer of pressure care solutions, has completed its acquisition of Poshchair Medical, marking the firm’s fifth bolt-on since NorthEdge Capital supported the MBO of DHG in April 2016.

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19 October 2018

NorthEdge appoints Investment Manager to Birmingham office

NorthEdge Capital continues to build its Investment Team in the Midlands with the appointment of experienced dealmaker Kevin O’Loughlin as Investment Manager.

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16 October 2018

Cloud Technology Solutions eyes growing European market with Qlouder merger

Cloud Technology Solutions(CTS)has merged with application development and machine learning specialist Qlouder in a deal that creates the largest dedicated Google Cloud practice in Europe.

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12 October 2018

FIS receives 2018 BVCA Responsible Portfolio Company Award

Future Industrial Services (FIS), the NorthEdge-backed environmental and industrial services specialist, has won the award for Responsible Portfolio Company of the Year at the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) Responsible Investment Awards 2018.

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25 September 2018

NorthEdge continues rapid growth path with key senior promotions

NorthEdge Capital has announced the promotion of Ray Stenton as Joint Managing Partner as part of several key promotions at the firm, which has continued to grow funds under management during 2018.

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20 September 2018

NorthEdge launches tech enabled origination platform

NorthEdge Capital has launched a data analytics and artificial intelligence platform to help identify new investment and buy-and-build opportunities.

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31 August 2018

NorthEdge backs MBO of Orbis Protect

NorthEdge Capital has invested for a significant majority stake in facilities management company Orbis Protect, backing an MBO with the existing management team led by CEO Guy Other and COO Ben Howard.

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6 August 2018

NorthEdge backs global cloud specialist in first investment from SME Fund

NorthEdge Capital has announced the first investment from its recently closed NorthEdge Capital SME Fund I, backing award-winning cloud services specialist iPortalis with a multimillion-pound growth capital investment to support its global expansion. 

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26 July 2018

Bridge Farm given green light for £18m site

Bridge Farm Group has been given the green light to commence construction of a 75-acre production facility following an £18m cash injection from HSBC and private equity investor NorthEdge Capital.

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13 July 2018

Acquisition adds extra POW to Clearly Drinks

Clearly Drinks, the NorthEdge-backed soft drinks manufacturing company, has completed the acquisition of the IP and distribution rights for the Powerful Water Company (“POW”). This follows a year of double-digit growth in which Clearly Drinks increased headcount to over 100 people and secured a contract with a major supermarket.  

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9 July 2018

NorthEdge Capital SME Fund I, LP hits £120m hard cap

NorthEdge Capital has announced the close of NorthEdge Capital SME Fund I, LP (“SME Fund I”, “the Fund”) at its £120 million hard cap. The Fund was raised from existing investors and enables the firm to broaden its ability to take advantage of attractive investment opportunities in the U.K. regional lower mid-market.

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25 June 2018

Future acquires Colt Industrial Services assets

Future Industrial Services, the NorthEdge Capital-backed environmental and industrial services specialist, has completed the acquisition of Colt Industrial Services’ assets from Augean PLC, in a deal valued at £1m.

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5 June 2018

NorthEdge tees up for charity golf day

On Thursday June 8th, NorthEdge, in association with The Belfield Group will be hosting a charity Golf Day at The Wilmslow Golf Club in aid of Maggie’s.

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